'Much Ado About Nothing’ opens in Madison
BILL NUTT | The Daily Record
Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing” has nearly 20 speaking parts. But when people think of the play, they often concentrate on just two: Beatrice and Benedick.
That focus is understandable. Beatrice and Benedick have some of the best lines, not only in this play, but in the canon of Shakespearean romantic comedy. Their “merry war” of words culminates in marriage and a (presumed) happy ending. Click here to read more.
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Begins 12/3 at Shakespeare Theatre of NJ
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's 2014 Season will conclude with the Bard's beloved battle of wits, Much Ado About Nothing. Renowned Stratford Festival artist Scott Wentworth will perform "double duty," directing the production and playing the staunch bachelor Benedick, opposite his real-life wife Marion Adler as the feisty Beatrice. This production will celebrate the winter holiday season, filled with music and dance that evokes the end of World War II, White Christmas era. Click here to read more.